Sunshine Girls coaches should resign – Campbell

first_imgVeteran local coach, Sylvester Campbell, has called for sweeping changes to Jamaica’s netball coaching staff, this after the Sunshine Girls’ performance, which placed them fourth at the just concluded Netball World Cup in Sydney, Australia.The Sunshine Girls failed to win a medal at the championships after they were comprehensively beaten 66-44 by England in the third-place play-off on Saturday.The Jamaicans, who had high hopes of winning the gold medal, ended their campaign with consecutive losses, having gone down 67-76 to Australia in the semi-finals.It was the second consecutive championships that the Sunshine Girls were losing to England in the bronze medal game.Campbell told The Gleaner in an interview that the entire coaching staff should hand in their resignation now to the hierarchy of the sport’s local governing body, Netball Jamaica (NJ). He says Netball Jamaica needs new personnel with fresh ideas to take the sport forward.”I believe that everybody should just hand in their resignation or Netball Jamaica should ask these persons to resign,” said Campbell, who has coached Tivoli Gardens to several local championship wins.”This will allow Netball Jamaica open the process again where new people apply.”We can’t be doing the same things and expect to get different results,” Campbell said.The outspoken Campbell, also an international netball umpire, added that the Sunshine Girls’ last two outings to the World championship have produced the same results and this cannot be allowed to continue, noting that a lot of money and resources had been pumped into this team and they failed to perform on the global stage.”I think that this team was mentally weak,” said Campbell. “The tactical moves that we made just didn’t work out for us at the championships.”evaluationHowever, NJ’s president, Marva Bernard, said her association will be doing an evaluation on the performance of the coaches at the championships.”I have two months to wrap up and I have my report to do, so you will be hearing from me soon,” said Bernard, following the team’s arrival at the Norman Manley International Airport on Monday night.”We wouldn’t have made a decision as to what’s next because the cycle ends now, a new cycle begins. The ladies will get some rest,” she said. “The coaches and general manager will chart some courses for 2019.”last_img read more

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Past players back Windies

first_imgFormer West Indies players Sir Andy Roberts, Jackie Hendriks and David Williams have given the West Indies the edge in the final of the 2016 ICC World Twenty20 in India today. Describing the Caribbean aggregation as best suited for the format, and having the psychological edge after defeating England in the preliminaries, as well as the momentum after overcoming title favourites India in the semi-finals, the trio, however, believes it will come down to application. “I think it’s going to be another win for us,” stated Hendriks, referring in the process to the regional side’s triumph over Sri Lanka four years ago. “They (England) are a good team, but I think that the West Indies are best for this type of cricket. “I think if we keep our heads, our bowling attack can keep them within any total we set, as well as we have the batting to chase down any total they set,” the former wicketkeeper added. Roberts, a member of the pioneering Clive Lloyd-led ICC World Cup 50 overs winning teams of 1976 and 1979, highlighted bowling as the key to victory. “If we bowl well by restricting the amount of sixes, as well as bowling a lot of dot balls, that will be the key to success,” cited Roberts. “We have been bowling well in patches with the spinners, particularly (Samuel) Badree and (Sulieman) Benn, playing extremely well. “However, the medium pacers such as Andre Russell, Dwayne Bravo and Carlos Brathwaite have at times allowed things to slip.” Williams, meanwhile, a wicketkeeper for the West Indies teams in 1990s, and former West Indies assistant coach, believes the strength of the team’s batting will prove decisive. “The Englishmen should have some headaches when we bat,” Williams said. “We have a lot of match-winners, and have picked up some form, and that is worrying for any opposition. “It’s not just Chris Gayle anymore. Lendl Simmons and Johnson Charles have come along, Marlon Samuels and Dwayne Bravo are there, as well as the hitting power of Andre Russell, Darren Sammy and Carlos Brathwaite.”last_img read more

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Do not oppose Fiftyonestorm

first_img (1) TWILIGHT CITIZEN/ MESMERIZE (2) DONOFTHETOWN/ RUBY ROSE (3) FIFTYONESTORM (4) SCOOP JORDYNE/ DRIPPING IN GOLD (5) IDON’TKNOW/ THEGREATALLIANCE (6) MANDEYA/PRIMERO FIRST SUPER-6 FANCIES TOMORROW’s 10-race programme at Caymans Park offers a $4.4 million Pick-9 carryover from Wednesday, ensuring a payout of close to $6 million if caught. There is also a Super-6 carryover of $1.2 million embracing races five to 10. We look at the first Super-6, which commences with a $250,000 – $210,000 claiming race over 1200 metres to be contested by seven starters, including the recent course winner TWILIGHT CITIZEN with outgoing champion jockey Shane Ellis again in the saddle ABOGADO, and MESMERIZE. Significantly, the race marks the return to Jamaica of former champion jockey Dick Cardenas following a two-year absence, the quiet Panamanian down to ride MESMERIZE for his former guv’nor, trainer Anthony ‘Baba’ Nunes. Although struggling for form in recent months, MESMERIZE has less to do in present company and could provide Cardenas with a win right off the bat. Still, TWILIGHT CITIZEN won well enough over this trip on November 5 to secure my vote ahead of MESMERIZE and ABOGADO, who beat all barring ZEUS over 1100 metres on November 19. Nunes holds a strong hand with the pair of RUBY ROSE and HEY CHAMP in the second race over a mile for maiden three-year-olds. They finished third and fourth, respectively, to their more fancied stable-companion LATE N DRAFTY over 1820 metres last Saturday, and in this weaker field, could fight it out. Preference, however, is for the lightly raced DONOFTHETOWN, who was not beaten far over shorter distances in his last two races. Arthur Budhu will ride the three-year-old bay gelding for trainer Donovan Plummer, who could well take the first double with TWILIGHT CITIZEN. They all have the course specialist FIFTYONESTORM to beat in the third race over the straight for $350,000 – $300,000 claiming horses. The five-year-old mare was claimed by trainer Albert Chong from Robert Darby Sr after winning three of her last four races (twice over the straight) and with top apprentice Bebeto Harvey in the saddle, should prove too strong for FRANKENSTORM in a field of seven. The recent winner, SCOOP JORDYNE, now taking orders from trainer Lawrence Freemantle after being claimed as a winner last time out, is highly fancied to repeat in the fourth race over 1200 metres for high claimers despite the presence of WELL BLESSED and DRIPPING IN GOLD, two very fit horses. Leading jockey Omar Walker will ride SCOOP JORDYNE in an eight-horse field. The last two races in the first Super-6 should be won by IDON’TKNOW with apprentice Hakeem Pottinger and the speedy MANDEYA In the CTL Stable Riders’ Race over 800 metres straight.last_img read more

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MVP’s Noel laid to rest

first_imgDavid Noel, one of the founders of the MVP Track Club, was laid to rest last Saturday, December 11, with his colleagues singing his praises and reflecting on his contribution to athletics in Jamaica.Noel, who was club secretary emeritus at the time of his passing, was hailed as being crucial in the club’s development by coach Stephen Francis. The coach was among those packing the Church of the Ascension in Mona, where the thanksgiving service for Mr Noel’s life was held.A native of Trinidad and Tobago who came to Jamaica to attend the University of the West Indies, Noel later taught at Wolmers’ Boys School where he joined Francis, Bruce James and Francis’ brother Paul to form the MVP in 1999.”David Noel was very important both in the Wolmer’s programme when I was at Wolmer’s coaching, and when I left there and began to focus on MVP and UTech,” Stephen recalled. “He was also very, very crucial.”ATTENTIVE TO DETAILRemembering Noel as attentive to detail, the coach said, “He supported me in a lot of what I did but there were times when he would say, ‘No, no, I think we should do it this way'”.”It was proven over the years that you should listen when he said no,” he added.Brigitte Foster-Hylton, the 2009 100m hurdles world champion was also in attendance and described Noel’s death as a big loss.”He’s one of the founding members and I must say contributed to my professional career,” she remembered. “He’ll always be in my heart, and I truly miss him.”James, the club’s president, told the congregation that Noel bridged the gap between success and failure. James recounted Noel’s love of track and field which saw him watching and working as an official at meets all over Jamaica.Asked for his presiding memory of his friend and colleague, James said, “The fact that, in his strong, silent way he was able to influence the MVP’s direction and by influencing MVP, he therefore influenced Jamaica’s track and field direction without needing any fanfare or any praise.”Mr Noel died at age 80 after a long illness.- Hubert Lawrencelast_img read more

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Walton looks to Amazon Warriors future

first_imgEnterprising wicketkeeper-batsman Chadwick Walton says that while he would have preferred to stay and play for the Jamaica Tallawahs in the Caribbean Premier League Twenty20, he is prepared to give of his best for the Guyana Amazon Warriors. Walton, who has a been a member of the Tallawahs unit since the inauguration of the league four years ago, will represent the Amazon Warriors after being selected in the third round of the annual player draft in Barbados last Thursday. The draft contained 15 rounds, with Walton going for the third highest capped price tag of US$110,000. The number one draft pick for each of the six participating franchise teams, who had a budget of US$750,000, was capped at US$160,000, and the number two draftee, US$130,000. The Amazon Warriors selected Pakistan fast bowling all-rounder Sohail Tanvir as their number one pick and New Zealand batsman Martin Guptill as their number two. “It would have been good if I could have stayed with the Tallawahs, but it is franchise cricket and not a national team, and being a part of the draft, there is always the possibility you can always be picked up by another team,” Walton said. “It is, therefore, just for me to go over there and try to put my best foot forward and do the best that I can do.” The big-hitting Walton, who usually opens the batting with the flamboyant Chris Gayle, represents the third major player that the Tallawahs will have to do without this season. This, after it was disclosed in the off-season that Gayle would be transferred to the St Kitts and Nevis Patriots, and prolific all-rounder AndrÈ Russell would be absent due to a one-year World Anti-Doping Agency ban for a whereabouts rule violation. However, according to Walton, who has played two Tests, five one-day, and three Twenty20 internationals for the West Indies, while he knows his services might be missed, he is confident that the Tallawahs will continue to do well. The 31-year-old, who has been experiencing a rich vein of form, having scored three centuries over the past three weeks for the Jamaica Scorpions one-day and four-day teams, as well as a WICB President XI aggregation against touring England, has also expressed the hope that he will be able to deliver for the Amazon Warriors. The Amazon Warriors have made it to three of the four league finals to have been staged, however, they are yet to put claim to the crown. “They have been a relatively consistent team, and I hope to do with them the same thing I did here, which is to try and perform and get them over the line,” he said. Season five of the Hero-sponsored Caribbean Premier League is scheduled to bowl off in the summer. BEST FOOT FORWARDlast_img read more

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Burrell is a decent, honest man – Simoes

first_imgRene Simoes has said that the negative public opinion of Jamaica Football Federation President Captain Horace Burrell is unfair because he has always known him to be a man of principles. The former national technical director is currently on vacation in the island and said that throughout his time in the role, he has always defended him against public criticism and that will never change. “The period I was here, I took fight with many many persons outside of the federation, and from the press because they talk about him,” Simies says. “I’d say, ‘No way! No way!’ I’m there, I could see everything, and the respect of the programme – the financial, the administrative, everything, I was there. There is no way for anybody to take a penny from this programme. So the period I was here, he was really a decent man, an honest man, so what people say is not true.” Simoes, who worked in Jamaica from 1994-2000, then again in 2008, believes that it is unfortunate that what he describes as Burrell’s loyalty to former CONCACAF president and FIFA vice-president Austin ‘Jack’ Warner led to trouble for him. Simies is referring to FIFA’s six-month suspension of Burrell in 2011 with regard to a case involving former presidential candidate Mohamed bin Hammam. “Captain was a guy to support Jack Warner 100 per cent. If he wasn’t suspended, he could’ve been the president of CONCACAF today. The story I know is that he was suspended because he was loyal to Jack Warner and he couldn’t go behind the back of the guy, but nothing happened to him (Warner), you know.” Simies compared the situation to issues back in his homeland of Brazil. “Look at the Brazilian Football Federation (CBF), one is in jail, another one, if he goes to the United States, he goes to jail, and the third one is there in power and cannot leave Brazil, but Captain can leave (Jamaica) and go everywhere. For me, that means something. I’d be very disappointed if one day I heard anything about him misbehaving in this area because this is not what he showed me.” Simoes told The Gleaner that his visit to the island is in no way concerning him coming back in a coaching role as he now spends his time as a life coach, rather than on the sidelines of football fields. STORY OF SUSPENSIONlast_img read more

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NBA eases schedule for weary stars

first_imgDraymond Green (left) of the Golden State Warriors and LeBron James #23 of the Cleveland Cavaliers fall to the floor during the first half in Game 5 of the 2017 NBA Finals at ORACLE Arena on June 12, 2017, in Oakland, California. AFPNEW YORK, United States — The NBA announced its full 1,230-game schedule for the upcoming season, complete with tweaks designed to reduce wear-and-tear on players through the grinding 26-week campaign.The 2017-18 season will be the first season in NBA history in which no team plays four games in five days. The number of back-to-back games has been reduced to 14.4 per team — down from 16.3 last year.ADVERTISEMENT The issue of keeping teams fresh during a regular-season lasting more than six months gained urgency as coaches opted to rest stars like LeBron James and Stephen Curry occasionally to be sure they’d be ready for deep playoff runs.The absence of marquee players was felt not only by fans who paid for tickets but also by national broadcasters. ABC and ESPN recently paid $24 billion for the right to air some of the league’s marquee games.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’To make it possible, the league shortened the pre-season, and added about a week to the regular season.The season that tips off on October 17 with the reigning champion Golden State Warriors taking on the Houston Rockets and the Cleveland Cavaliers, bested by the Warriors in last season’s finals, taking on the Boston Celtics in a rematch of the Eastern Conference Finals. MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Gilas five needs pluck 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano View comments The NBA had already revealed its five Christmas Day contests, which include a Warriors-Cavaliers rematch. The two teams, who have clashed in the last three championship series, will meet again on Martin Luther King Jr Day — January 15.Three-time All-Star DeMarcus Cousins, traded from the Sacramento Kings to the New Orleans Pelicans last season, makes his first return to Sacramento in week two.There could be fireworks on November 15, when Joel Embiid and the Philadelphia 76ers visit the Los Angeles Lakers and rookie Lonzo Ball — the second overall pick in June’s draft.Ball’s father LaVar Ball and Embiid traded barbs on social media during the off-season.Paul George, traded by the Indiana Pacers to Oklahoma City, returns with the Thunder and NBA Most Valuable Player Russell Westbrook to take on the Pacers on December 13.ADVERTISEMENT 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano LATEST STORIES Teen gunned down in Masbate Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Vilma Santos, Luis Manzano warn public of fake account posing as her Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite 2 nabbed in Bicol drug stings Albay to send off disaster response team to Batangas Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ Chris Paul will be back in Los Angeles to take on his old team the Clippers as a Houston Rocket on January 15.Jimmy Butler, dealt by the Bulls to the Minnesota Timberwolves in June, returns to Chicago with his new team on February 9.Gordon Hayward, who signed with the Celtics on March 28, returns to take on his old team the Utah Jazz on March 28.In international games already announced, the Miami Heat and Brooklyn Nets will play in Mexico City on December 9 and the 76ers and Celtics will meet in London on January 11. CBBSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextlast_img read more

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PH gets bronze medals in table tennis, javelin throw

first_imgEvalyn Palabrica also secured a bronze in women’s javelin throw in athletics.On the same night, athletics top bet Eric Cray got gold and silver in 400m hurdle and 100m dash, respectively.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Bishop Baylon encourages faithful in Albay to help Taal evacuees 50 million could watch Mayweather-McGregor in the US alone Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up royal titles MOST READ Search on for 5 Indonesians snatched anew in Lahad Datu Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Hotdog’s Dennis Garcia diescenter_img Police seize P68-M worth of ‘shabu’ in Pasay Philippines got medals from table tennis and athletics to hike its bronze medal haul to 12 in the 2017 Southeast Asian Games Tuesday night.Richard Gonzales won a bronze medal for the country in the table tennis men’s singles, a first for the sport so far.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:11SEA GAMES 2019: PH’s Nesthy Petecio boxing featherweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)08:07Athletes treated to a spectacle as SEA Games 2019 officially ends06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold05:02SEA Games 2019: Philippines clinches historic gold in women’s basketball05:21Drama in karate: Tsukii ‘very sad’ over coach’s bullying, cold shoulder03:24PH’s James Palicte boxing light welterweight final (HIGHLIGHTS) National Historical team rescues Amorsolos, artifacts from Taal View commentslast_img read more

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Hope Solo says Blatter grabbed her; he calls it ‘ridiculous’

first_imgFILE – In this Jan. 7, 2013, file photo, Abby Wambach, left, of the United States is presented the FIFA Women’s World Player of the Year award by Hope Solo, center, goalkeeper of the U.S. team, and FIFA President Sepp Blatter, right, during the FIFA Ballon d’Or Gala held at the Kongresshaus in Zurich, Switzerland. Solo told a Portuguese newspaper that former FIFA President Blatter sexually assaulted her at the ceremony. In an interview published Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, in the newspaper Expresso, Solo said Blatter “grabbed” her inappropriately on her rear end shortly before the two appeared onstage at the awards event. APHope Solo says former FIFA President Sepp Blatter grabbed her rear shortly before the two were to appear on stage at a prestigious soccer ceremony four years ago. A representative for Blatter called the allegation “ridiculous.”In an interview published Friday (Saturday Manila time) in the Portuguese newspaper Expresso, the former goalkeeper for the U.S. women’s national team recounted what happened at the Ballon d’Or awards in 2013 in Zurich.ADVERTISEMENT U.S. forward Alex Morgan has said that Blatter failed to recognize her at the annual awards event in 2012, even though she was one of three nominees for the women’s Player of the Year.Blatter also famously argued in 2004 that players could boost the popularity of the women’s game by wearing tighter shorts.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny View comments Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ A representative for Solo confirmed to The Associated Press on Friday that the report was accurate and said the player had no further comment.Blatter spokesman Thomas Renggli messaged the AP on Saturday (Sunday Manila time): “This allegation is ridiculous.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogThe remarks by Solo come amid a torrent of accusations by women of sexual harassment and abuse in the entertainment and media industries.Solo anchored the U.S. team in goal during its 2015 Women’s World Cup championship run, allowing just three goals in seven games with five shutouts during the tournament. Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson For her career, Solo has made 202 total appearances with the national team, with 153 wins and an international-record 102 shutouts.Solo’s time with the national team ended following last year’s Olympics in Brazil, where the Americans were ousted by Sweden in the quarterfinals. Afterward, Solo called the Swedish team “cowards” for its defensive play.She was suspended from the team shortly thereafter and has not returned. She was dogged throughout her career with controversies, including a 2014 domestic violence case involving a family member’s home in Washington state.Blatter was suspended as head of soccer’s governing body for six years following allegations of widespread corruption in a scandal that came to light in 2015. U.S. and Swiss officials cooperated in the investigation, which is ongoing, and more than 40 people have been indicted.Blatter has had a history of what many consider to be sexist behavior concerning the women’s game.ADVERTISEMENT Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ LATEST STORIES Bottas takes Brazilian GP pole after Hamilton crashes Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player awardlast_img read more

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Mirotic scores 24 points off bench, Bulls beat Bucks

first_imgOSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Kris Dunn rebounded from a 1-for-12 shooting game Saturday against Boston with 20 points and 12 assists in 33 minutes for the Bulls.Giannis Antetokounmpo scored 28 points and Eric Bledsoe had 22 to pace Milwaukee, which has lost five of seven.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkMirotic led Chicago’s bench in outscoring Milwaukee’s reserves 54-25. It was the second time the Bulls won at Milwaukee in 12 days, including a 115-109 victory on Dec. 15.David Nwaba tipped in a rebound to cap an 8-2 run that gave the Bulls a 100-92 lead with 6:16 to go. The closest Milwaukee got the rest of the way was 109-104 with 1:11 left. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals Chicago took the lead for good, 86-85, on a 3-pointer by Mirotic with 10:59 left.The game was tied 83-all after three quarters. The teams traded baskets for much of the period, with three lead changes and four ties in the final 3:31.Mirotic had 11 points in the first half and Chicago led 56-53 at halftime.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Chicago Bulls’ Nikola Mirotic, right, looks to drive against Milwaukee Khris Middleton during the first half of an NBA basketball game. APMILWAUKEE — Nikola Mirotic came off the bench to score 24 points in 28 minutes and the Chicago Bulls won for the eighth time in 10 games, beating the Milwaukee Bucks 115-106 on Tuesday (Wednesday Manila time).Chicago’s surge coincides with the return of Mirotic, who missed the beginning of the season after suffering facial fractures in an October fight with teammate Bobby Portis.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Barea, Mavs end another Raptors 6-game streak Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours View comments Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompsonlast_img read more

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